Funeral services for Mrs. Mabel Christine Meadows Mathis, 84,
of Gainesboro, TN, will be held at 1 P.M. on Saturday, January
12, 2019, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Rob Draper Memorial
Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 11 A.M. until
time of services.
She passed away suddenly on Thursday, January 10, 2019, at
She was born November 21, 1934, in Gainesboro, TN, to the
late Burton Meadows and Jessie Young Meadows. She was
married to the late Joe Oliver Mathis. She was a nurse, and
spent the majority of her career working at Wright Patterson Air
Force base in Fairborn, Ohio.
She loved gardening and simply enjoying the beauty of the
mountains and rivers around her home in Jackson County. She
was a fierce and loyal wife, mother, and grandmother and best
friend. She was well read and progressive in her thinking,
providing a wealth of information, guidance, and unconditional
love to her family. She attended the New Hope Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her Parents: Burton Meadows
and Jessie Meadows; her Husband: Joe Oliver Mathis; and
Brother: Willard Meadows.
Surviving relatives include 1 Daughter: Betty (Joseph) Herold
of Gainesboro, TN; and Grandchildren: Joseph (Tiffany) Herold
of Gainesboro, TN, and Erica Herold of Sonoma, California.
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